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This city is so beautiful it should be in the 10 places to go whilst in Rio as it’s only a hours drive away. The buildings are magnificent it’s like going back in time. Next time we come to Brazil we will come and stay...More
Petropolis historical neighborhood is wonderful, for many reasons. Firstly, it is well preserved. Safe, one can walk around and visit the cathedral, where the remains of the last emperor and his wife rest; some old palaces and monuments, such as the former summer imperial palace,...More
The historical centre of Petrópolis is a quite nice place to visit with no hurry. Century old houses yield a feeling that you left the usual daily stress to entered a whole new life. You can just wonder how was life back then, when only...More
It totally worth it stay there at least 2 days, walk through its streets and imagine how it was the Great Imperial Cit from about 150 years ago; if you like trekking and camping, there's awsome spots to do it.
The Centro Histórico is definitely worth the walk, everything is relatively close and there are so many beautiful houses worth seeing along the Rua da Imperatriz and Rua Koeler... We chose not to take the horse carriage option and walked around, it was great!
Many beautiful historical mansions can be seen along this avenue. There is a lovely view of the cathedral as you cross the bridge over the river. Easy walking and many historical plaques. Definitely worth a visit!
After reading the many positive reviews I had great expectations about this place. But after my visited, I wonder of I have visited the same place as all the writers of the positive reviews.
Indeed, the city has a great imperial museum certainly worth visiting...More